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Innovate State: What’s in a Love Story?

November 15, 2022
6:00 pm
-7:00 pm

About this event

The Innovate State Speaker Series brings both emerging and accomplished Spartans back to campus for a fireside chat-style interview. These 60-minute sessions offer the chance for guests to share their perspectives on a wide array of topics like innovation, startup life, investments, and career paths. Students get the opportunity to hear firsthand about the hard knocks of the entrepreneurship & innovation hustle to maintaining work/life balance. These are stories of success, stories of failures, and stories of uncommon will—and you do not want to miss them.

Innovate State kicks-off at 6 p.m. ET in the Larry & Teresa Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab (651 N. Shaw Ln., M025 Business Pavilion, East Lansing, MI 48824) and are free to the community. Events will be offered in-person only but are available virtually on the Friday following the event at Early registration is highly encouraged.

About our Speaker & Theme

Rachel Silver, Founder & CEO, Love Stories TV

Rachel is the founder and CEO of Love Stories TV: a global media brand which provides entertainment and wedding inspiration through uplifting, high quality, and emotional video content. As the only video platform in a $300 billion industry, Love Stories TV reaches 40M+ monthly viewers through their website, social, and streaming TV channel. Love Stories TV has the industry’s only streaming TV and Snap Discover channels, largest YouTube and TikTok channels, as well as deeply engaged audiences on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and more.

She received her B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University and her M.A. from The American University of Paris. She lives in New York City with her husband and son.


Larry & Teresa Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab (651 N. Shaw Ln., M025 Business Pavilion, East Lansing, MI 48824)

To access more information about Innovate State or the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, please visit For any further questions, please email Aubrey Haase,


November 15, 2022
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
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Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab
651 N Shaw Ln
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States